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Users who are looking for an affordable dual trainer will certainly relish in the Marcy Air 1 Fan Exercise Bike. Indeed, this machine only costs between $250 and $300 but it’s packed with features that will help you attain your fitness goals with very little to no post-workout pain and aches. Best of all, unlike other more expensive models, this particular bike is even equipped with fully movable handles, allowing you to benefit from an upper body workout as well as a lower body one. Indeed, while most users find that they need other types of exercises to complement their biking session, this machine completely eliminates the need for other activities.

marcy air 1 fan exercise bikeIn fact, according to fitness experts, an hour session on this machine can help you easily lose up to 1000 calories- if not more- per hour. This will allow you to lose quite a lot of weight in just a few weeks. Thanks to this machine, you will also be able to enjoy an intense cardiovascular workout, right in the comfort of your home. By this token, this model can be considered as a worthy investment since you won’t have to constantly try and sustain overly-expensive gym fees. In spite of its relatively affordable price, this stationary bike does come with an extended range of features designed to render your training session more effective and result-inducing.

About the Company

Founded by fitness expert, Walter Marcy an in 1946, Marcy Fitness boasts of several decades of experience in the Health and Fitness industry. Enhanced by cutting-edge features, Marcy products are known internationally for their longevity. Indeed, these products can very easily last for several decades, if not for life, as long as they’re properly cared for and maintained. This company delivers a professional-grade range of equipment that includes elliptical cross trainers, weight benches, upright and recumbent bikes, home gyms, dumbbells, free weights and the likes. Marcy Fitness also has an exceptional aftersales service as well as a solid customer support team to help users if they ever encounter any issue with their purchases. Because of Marcy’s focus on quality and affordability, we also took the time to review the models Mag Cycle and Marcy Foldable.

Product Features and Specifications

  • Resistance Type: Air
  • Resistance Levels: Infinite
  • Pre-set Programs: No
  • Weight Capacity: 300 pounds
  • Dimensions: 51 x 26 x 48 inches
  • Weight: 82 pounds

Most exercise machines come with an electromagnetic resistance system designed to provide users with a limited number of tension levels. However, the Marcy Air 1 comes with a highly innovative system that employs wind resistance to intelligently adjust the resistance to each user’s individual fitness level. By this token, you will be able to enjoy an infinite number of resistance levels. The infinite air resistance also makes this bike suited to both beginners and more experienced users.

If you’re the type of user who likes to keep track of their data readouts, you will be glad to learn that the bike also comes with a widescreen console. This gadget is wide enough to be read from a distance, without having to constantly strain your back. With the console, you will be able to view a plethora of information such as the number of calories burned, distance covered, time and the likes. The computer also comes with a rare feature that allows you to display and detect the room’s temperature.

marcy air 1 flywheelThe dual handles will help your feet move in perfect synchronization with your arms, hence guaranteeing an all-body workout. This has been shown to help users efficiently tone stubborn problem areas such as the hips, waist, thighs, upper arms, glutes and even the abdominal areas. The mobile handles operate just like elliptical trainers by taking the entire weight of your body off the knees and joints, making it entirely suited to overweight or even mildly disabled users.

Ease of Use and Comfort

While most lower-quality upright bikes are completely devoid of any comfort, the Marcy Air 1 is oozing with features designed to keep you as comfortable as possible while you train. For example, athletes will be able to make the most out of the bike’s strategically positioned fan to keep you cool and motivated. This will also prevent you from growing dehydrated, which means that you won’t have to constantly interrupt your training session to catch your breath.

The base is equipped with a series of transport wheels which allows you to exercise in just about any room of the house, hence adding some extra variety and motivation to your session. Users will be glad to learn that the seat is ergonomically contoured to fit several body shapes. It also has the added advantage of being thickly padded to prevent the usual aches and soreness after a lengthy session. The handles are also padded, ensuring a secure grip even if your fingers get slippery.

As far as the pedals are concerned, they’re wide enough to sustain various shoe sizes. They also come with extra-large straps for a more secure grip.

marcy air 1 fanAssembly and Parts

The Marcy Air 1 comes with a partially-assembled frame, which means that you will need to join some parts together. Fortunately, this step is simple enough and most patients claimed that they only required around half an hour to forty minutes to complete this step. This model also includes every tool and accessory that you will need for the assembly process. These include various types of screwdrivers, screws, bolts, knobs and other similar tools. Beginners will be glad to learn that they also receive a highly detailed and illustrated instructions manual to provide them with a step by step guide of the assembly process.

Conclusion

While it does not come with any pre-set programs, this particular model can certainly be considered as a worthy investment in the long run. Indeed, its extended range of features coupled with its surprisingly affordable price does provide excellent value for money. Easy to use and extremely comfortable, the Marcy Air 1 Fan Exercise Bike measures 51 x 26 x 48 inches and only weighs 80 pounds. It is protected by a solid manufacturer’s warranty of two years.